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Archive for 2009

Crumlin plastics firm fined £18,000 after finger accident


Plastics firm A Schulman, based on the Croespenmaen Industrial Estate, has been fined £18,000 after a worker lost three fingers as he cleaned a machine.

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WRU strikes multi-million pound deal


The WRU Group has renegotiated its current partnership with food services provider Compass Group UK & Ireland to produce a new 15-year deal which will significantly increase revenue for the Millennium Stadium, and therefore rugby in Wales.

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Man arrested in connection with suspicious car


A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with trying to lure teenage girls into a stolen car.

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Marketing award nomination for Catnic


Caerphilly firm Catnic, based on the Pontypandy Industrial Estate, has been nominated for a national marketing award.

The building products firm has been shortlisted for the Canmol: Wales Marketing Awards, organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

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Youngster snaps up book token prize in competition


Six-year-old Reuben Kala-Palmer, a pupil at Ysgol Gynradd Gymraeg Caerfilli, scooped top prize in an online competition about his favourite book.

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Success for Caerphilly businesses after awards triumph


Businesses in Caerphilly County Borough are being urged get their nominations in for this year’s Caerphilly Business Forum Awards by last year’s winners.

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Fatal A468 crash – deceased named


Updated September 24th, 2009

The 20-year-old man killed in a Rhiwderinon car crash on the A468, Bassaleg to Machen Road has been named as Samuel John Bailey from Graig-Y-Rhacca .

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Suspicious car warning to Caerphilly teens


Updated September 26th, 2009

Teenagers have been warned to be on their guard after reports of a man driving around Caerphilly County Borough trying to entice young girls into his car.

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Liquidation for two Caerphilly bus firms


Two bus firms which provide school transport have gone into voluntary liquidation.

Bedwas-based Independent Community Transport, which trade as CATS and TopKats Travel, went into voluntary liquidation at 11.59pm on Tuesday.

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Performers hit the right note at Caerphilly’s Got Talent


Performers from across Caerphilly County Borough showed they had the right stuff at this year’s Caerphilly’s Got Talent contest.

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Community crime awards nomination deadline


The deadline to submit nominations for a Community Crime Award is nearing.
Nominations are being sought to honour people in Caerphilly County Borough who help tackle crime and antisocial behaviour.

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Help for community projects on offer


Community projects in Caerphilly County Borough are being asked if they would like help from offenders doing community service.

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